Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for WSDL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WSDL over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 82 77
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 +18
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 5 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.50% 1.76% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.24% 4.69% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Merseyside median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £51,250 £30,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £48,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +42.86% -25.53% +7.43%

WSDL is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 403 490 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 40.06% 37.58% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 308 356 254
Merseyside median annual salary £41,750 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.33% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,650
90th Percentile £63,250 £53,125 £52,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing WSDL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for WSDL in Merseyside

WSDL
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSDL in Merseyside.

Salary trend for WSDL in Merseyside

WSDL
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +6 4 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Wirral - 1 - -
WSDL
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing WSDL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) SDLC
3 3 (60.00%) Service Design
3 3 (60.00%) XPath
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) XSD
3 3 (60.00%) XSLT
3 3 (60.00%) JMS
3 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 3 (60.00%) FTP
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 3 (60.00%) HTTPS
3 3 (60.00%) SSL
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) MuleSoft
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) Anypoint
5 1 (20.00%) API Integration
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) Data Security

WSDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (20.00%) Anypoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) FTP
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Java Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) JMS
3 3 (60.00%) XSD
3 3 (60.00%) XSLT
4 2 (40.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Service Design
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) API Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) XPath
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Capita
2 1 (20.00%) MuleSoft